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Self Esteem

Change Your Shoes and Leap Into It 'All!'

Kathy Andersen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

With each human thought and action, we either activate or deactivate our higher being. The more our thoughts and actions are in line with our most passionate and purposeful vision for our lives, the more we activate our higher being, and the faster we manifest the "all" in our lives.

Silencing the Critic

Sue Shanahan | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Sue Shanahan

Being considerate to others is encouraged. But what about being kind to ourselves? Somewhere along the way most of us learned self-compassion is self-indulgence.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 3

Carol Simone | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

You are not the ongoing story in your mind. Who you really are is much greater: eternal, limitless, free, all-loving. The mind's story, or the ego self, exists by reflecting on the past or future and constantly comparing itself in an effort to bring new drama to its elusive existence.

Pretty Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Wendy Bradford | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

Wanting to experiment with makeup and nail color and wearing clothes they pick out because of the rhinestones doesn't make them less smart or less powerful -- and that applies to my son as well as my two daughters.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: 3 Ways to Have Way More Fun at Work

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Living only to work can have serious effects on your productivity, effectiveness and overall happiness. But it doesn't have to be this way.

The Real Core Workout: Why Your Life Needs More Than Pole Dancing to Get Rock Solid

Betsy Chasse | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Betsy Chasse

In the end, what you really need to do is figure out what you believe and see if it actually aligns with what you want to believe. Stop simply moving the furniture and start rebuilding the house.

5 Surprising Habits Of Happy People

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Acquiring new habits isn't easy. But isn't it time we gave our emotional health the same tender loving care we typically afford our physical bodies?

Why I Love Men

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Men are simultaneously expected to be pioneering, perfectly-groomed alpha males who, with their bare hands, will chop down a tree and make it into a bed in which they give their partners multiple orgasms, all while perfectly roasting a free-range chicken for dinner.

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment.

This Study Confirms What We Hoped Wasn't True

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.29.2013 | Women

A scientific study has confirmed something many of us hoped wasn't true -- that men feel threatened by their female partners' success. Psychologis...

12 Quotes For Confidence

Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What if You're Doing Better Than You Think?

Heather Kopp | Posted 10.27.2013 | Religion
Heather Kopp

One of the hazards of Christianity--or for that matter, any path of spiritual formation--is that we get so focused on change and growth that we forget that we're okay right now. God isn't waiting for us to finally get it all together so he can love us more.

How to Actually Start Loving Yourself, Part One

Sasha Cagen | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Sasha Cagen

Outside validation is not enough. Every relationship unravels if we don't truly stand for our own value. We just can't expect that someone to create that center of self-love for us.

Use Catchphrases to Send Love to Your Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.27.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

It's never too early to start expressing love in the most healthy ways possible. When you send your children messages of healthy love from a very early age, you provide them with a template of what love should be.

What's Up With The Phrase 'Strong Is the New Skinny?'

Jennipher Walters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

At the end of the day, the thing we're all searching for is to feel good. To feel empowered. For some, that feeling is bolstered by having muscles to flex. For others, that might mean just walking with her head high, knowing that she's taking care of herself in a way that feels good for her.

The Age Women Are Happiest With Their Bodies

Posted 08.22.2013 | Women

Anyone anxious about turning 30 should take heart -- women are most confident about their bodies during that decade. British skin and body care c...

Let's Talk About Depression (Again)

Joe Peacock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Joe Peacock

When you are depressed and someone tells you "but life is going to be AMAZING" you can't see it. It's not that you don't believe it. You do. You really, really do. But it doesn't matter. It's not right now. It's like telling someone with a broken arm "hey, one day it's going to not be broken."

New Push for Diversity in Lingerie

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 10.21.2013 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Lingerie brands may be the right target for such a social media campaign. The industry, broader than the giant Victoria's Secret brand, seems responsive to changes based on consumer demand.

Confessions of a Perfectionist

Ashley Ryan | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Ashley Ryan

I spent many years living in the shadow of the perfect woman. When we put energy into being what we're not, we often lose precious people and moments along the way. Moments we can never get back -- and sometimes relationships that can't be mended.

Your Identity Matters

Stedman Graham | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Stedman Graham

We can create ideas, innovate, and become competitive in a shorter time than ever before. The world is a collection of unlimited wealth and resources; the question is how we make those resources relevant to who we are. The more we have, the more we can give.

Two Important Questions Every Teen Should Ask Themselves

Hannah Strohmeier | Posted 10.21.2013 | Teen
Hannah Strohmeier

I will become someone who says and does what they preach. I will become a story that is waiting, aching, hoping, praying to be told. I will become the happy ending, no matter how many teardrops have stained the pages. Because that much, that much I deserve.

How Moms Can Help Their Teenage Daughters Build Self-Confidence

Merel Bakker | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
Merel Bakker

When I think of my teenage years, I mostly remember how incredibly insecure I was. I was insecure about my looks, about what people thought of me and I felt a constant pressure to be accepted.

Throwing Your 'Hopeless Chest' Overboard: How to Get Rid of Expectations That Diminish Your Quality of Life

Christina Pesoli | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Christina Pesoli

Figure out what tasks have always caused you to feel inadequate as a woman, and stop letting these outdated notions and unrealistic expectations diminish the satisfaction you get out of all the things you do well.

Success and Leaps of Faith: Part 2

Steve Robertson | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

In the film "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," the actor Harrison Ford, who plays the role of Indiana Jones (Indie), leads a team of fellow adventu...

Success and Leaps of Faith: Part 1

Steve Robertson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

We are always guided. Some pay close attention to the clues that help us to discern which paths we take, that most serve our highest learning and greatest good. Others give occasion to such awareness, and as a result, happiness and life's successes seem hit or miss and chance-like.